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    • A Novel smart jacket for blood pressure measurement based on shape memory alloys 

      Monràs Álvarez, David (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-07-03)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Smart textiles with medical applications offer the possibility of continuous and non-invasively monitoring which benefit patients and doctors. To measure blood pressure in premature infants a miniature actuator that can ...
    • Application of intelligent materials to enhance SPAR floating offshore platforms stability 

      Rius Planas, Maria (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Universidade Técnica de Lisboa, 2010)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      The following thesis presents a stability study of a floating wind turbine platform, composed by two concentric cylinders, for offshore application. The theoretical bases of the linear theory and the derivation of the ...
    • Behavior of NiTi wires for dampers and actuators in extreme conditions 

      Isalgué Buxeda, Antonio; Auguet Sangrá, Carlota E.; Grau, R.; Torra Ferré, Vicenç; Cinca i Luis, Núria; Fernández, J. (2015-09-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      Shape memory alloys are considered smart materials because of their singular thermo-mechanical properties, due to a thermoelastic martensitic transformation, enabling possible uses as actuators (because of mechanical ...
    • Contribution to the generation of Ideas for the project “Smart Features and Connectivity” accomplished in Hilti headquarters. Internship report 

      Farrés Basso, Gerónimo (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-01-12)
      Bachelor thesis
      Restricted access - confidentiality agreement
    • Control d'un teixit calefactable amb una app d'iOS mitjançant Bluetooth Low Energy 

      Vila Calvo, Albert (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2013-07)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Restricted access - author's decision
      El Projecte s'ha realitzat a l'empresa Cetemmsa i consisteix en el disseny d'un circuit electrònic de petites dimensions que permet controlar un teixit calefactable mitjançant un telèfon mòbil. El teixit calefactable s'escalfa ...
    • Developing of the smart textile for energy expenditure monitoring 

      Piedra, A.; Boqué, N; Fernández García, Raúl (2019)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
    • Development of a highly efficient extrinsic and autonomous self-healing polymeric system at low and ultra-low temperatures for high-performance applications 

      Romero Sabat, Guillem; Gago Benedí, Elena; Roa Rovira, Joan Josep; González Gálvez, David; Mateo García, Antonio Manuel; Medel, Sandra; Tolentino Chivite, Ainhoa (2021-06-01)
      Article
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      There is a growing demand of self-healing materials to overcome the costs derived from repairing and substituting pieces and components due continuous damages. Among the pursued strategies, the development of self-healing ...
    • Estudio de aplicación práctica de estructuras de rigidez variable 

      Calvo Revaliente, David (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-10)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      En este trabajo, se lleva a cabo el estudio de las diversas aplicaciones prácticas de estructuras de rigidez variable que se pueden encontrar actualmente en la industria con la finalidad de obtener una visión global del ...
    • Estudio de sensores textiles para su uso en bioinstrumentación 

      Martínez Estrada, Marc (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-06)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Durante el estudio se pretende realizar una recopilación de los diferentes sensores textiles, centrándose en los sensores de humedad, analizarlos y comprender las características más importantes de cada uno de los artículos ...
    • Estudio y simulación de una antena multibanda para textiles inteligentes 

      Martínez Reyes, Jimmy Arturo (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-10-09)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      1) Disseny CAD del model de vehicle (es pot considerar la importació de models pre-establerts)2) Disseny d'una antena corresponent als estàndars anteriors.3) Simulació 3D de l'antena (diagrama de radiació, paràmetres ...
    • Large format 3D printer and smart material evaluation for Start-Ups 

      Nebra Riera, Norbert; Mestres Mairal, David (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-10-16)
      Master thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      The objective of this project is to evaluate new smart materials (flexible and conductive) and to develop a new large format 3D printer based on Open Source and Open Hardware components.
    • Sonochemical coating of Prussian Blue for the production of smart bacterial-sensing hospital textiles 

      Ferrer Vilanova, Amparo; Alonso, Yasmine; Dietvorst, Jiri; Pérez-Montero, Marta; Rodríguez-Rodríguez, Rosalía; Ivanova, Kristina Dimitrova; Tzanov, Tzanko; Vigués, Núria; Mas, Jordi; Guirado, Gonzalo; Muñoz-Berbel, Xavier (2020-08-27)
      Article
      Open Access
      In healthcare facilities, environmental microbes are responsible for numerous infections leading to patient’s health complications and even death. The detection of the pathogens present on contaminated surfaces is crucial, ...
    • Study of double ring resonator embroidered wearable antennas for microwave applications 

      Moradi, Bahareh; Martínez Estrada, Marc; Fernández García, Raúl; Gil Galí, Ignacio (2019)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      In this work, the design, implementation and test of double ring resonator (DRR) wearable antennas is carried out. Specifically, symmetrical and non-symmetrical DRRs are coupled to a transmission line by means embroidered ...
    • The SMA: an effective damper in civil engineering that smoothes oscillations 

      Torra Ferré, Vicenç; Isalgué Buxeda, Antonio; Auguet Sangrá, Carlota E.; Carreras, Guillem (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Escola Tècnica Superior d'Enginyers de Camins Canals i Ports de Barcelona, 2011-11-16)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      The properties of SMA (Shape Memory Alloys, that are smart materials) are associated to a first order phase transition named martensitic transformation that occurs between metastable phases: austenite and martensite. At ...
    • Vehiculation of active principles as a way to create smart and biofunctional textiles 

      Lis Arias, Manuel José; Coderch, Luisa; Martí, Meritxell; Alonso, Cristina; García Carmona, Óscar; García Carmona, Carlos; Maesta Bezerra, Fabricio (VIDE LEAF, 2020-09-24)
      Part of book or chapter of book
      Open Access
      In some specific fields of application (e.g., cosmetics, pharmacy), textile substrates need to incorporate sensible molecules (active principles) that can be affected if they are sprayed freely on the surface of fabrics. ...
    • Vestidor Inteligente 

      Garcia de Paso Ventura, Juan (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2011-02)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      La disminución del espacio de las casas, el aumento del consumo, los nuevos modelos de familia y la aparición de los productos inteligentes nos llevan a revisar el diseño de producto en el hogar. Nuevos usuarios y entornos ...
    • Wearable high-performance meander ring dipole antenna for electronic-textile applications 

      Moradi, Bahareh; Fernández García, Raúl; Gil Galí, Ignacio (2019-06-17)
      Article
      Open Access
      A novel wearable dipole antenna at 325¿MHz resonance frequency is presented in this article. A felt fabric with permittivity 1.2 and thickness 0.7¿mm is used as a substrate. The proposed design is validated by comparison ...
    • Wearable textile UHF-RFID sensors: a systematic review 

      Luo, Chengyang; Gil Galí, Ignacio; Fernández García, Raúl (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2020-07-24)
      Article
      Open Access
      Textile radio-frequency identification operating in ultra-high frequency (UHF-RFID) sensors based on different scenarios are becoming attractive with the forthcoming internet of things (IoT) era and aging society. Compared ...